Business Support



Members can get advice, counseling and support in dealing with governments and small business issues from CFIB's Business Counsellors, at no charge.

Temporary Foreign Worker Program changes explained

The TFWP is designed to help businesses with staffing when willing and able Canadian workers cannot be found. CFIB can help clear up your program related questions.

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) – What does it mean for my business?

On July 1st, 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) entered into force, affecting any business that promotes their products/services electronically via email, social media or instant messaging. Find out more here.

Avoiding heat stress in your workplace

Depending on the type of work being done, heat stress can happen at any time of year, but summer in Canada can mean extreme temperatures. Learn how to identify and prevent heat induced illness at your place of business.

Do you know how to effectively manage a workers' compensation claim?

Workers compensation claims can be very confusing and costly. Find out about ways to help effectively manage a WCB claim to safely bring your employee back to work, and reduce your costs.

Business Succession Planning: Changes Coming to BC’s Wills, Estates & Succession Act

Several changes have been made to BC’s Wills, Estates & Succession Act (WESA) as of March 31, 2014, and these each have implications for small business owners, their families, employees and shareholders – in particular, these changes may affect intestate succession, family inheritance, and what constitutes an effective will. The following overview is not a replacement for the professional advice of a lawyer, accountant or insurance broker.
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